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SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Serengeti National Park is located 335 Km (about 208 miles) from Arusha, Stretching north to Masai Mara in Kenya and bordering Lake Victoria to the west.

The world famous Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania; occupying an area of 14,763 sq Km (5700 sq miles). The word Serengeti was changed from the original name of Siringiti a Maasai word which means and endless plains. The Park lies in high platens between the Ngorongoro highlands, Kenya border, and extends almost to Lake Victoria.

Various types of vegetation grassy plains, Savanna with acacias wooded hills and mountains are the backdrop for an extraordinary concentration of animals found nowhere else in the world, About 35 species of plains animals can be seen here including the so called big five which are Lion, African Leopard, Cape African Buffalo, African Elephant and Black African Rhinoceros.


Almost 1.5 million wildebeest undertake a circuit of 1000 Kms, searching for new pastures and watering - holes and 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson's.
Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route
Mount Kilimanjaro Machame Route
Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route
Mount Kilimanjaro Rongai Route
Mount Kilimanjaro Shira Route
Mount Kilimanjaro Umbwe
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Mount Kilimanjaro Weather
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Best time to visit: To follow the wildebeest migration is December to July in the South of the Park and for Predators June to October to the west (western corridor) and to the north.

Birdlife: The Park is famous for over 500 varieties of bird to 100 types of dung beetle.


Wildlife: The annual wildebeest migration, this spectacle sees more than 1 million wildebeest, 200,000 Zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelles trek. As in all ecosystems the vegetation and types of animals you find are closely correlated. The principal feature of the park are the short and long grass open plains in the Southeast, the acacia Savannah in the Central area, the hilly, more densely wooded northern section. More details on Migration.

To do: Hot air balloon safaris on Serengeti national park, Lake Natron to the north at the fort of Ol'doinyo Lengai volcano (2 to 3 days roundtrip) with the possibility of undertaking and visiting lake Victoria, to the west [2 to 3 days roundtrip] from Mwanza, the regional capital a visit to the Rubondo National park located on an Island in the middle of the lake for fishing trip.
Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park  - 4 Days / 3 Nights.
Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire National Park - 7 Days / 6 Nights.

Selous Game Reserve – Rufiji– Ruaha National Park – Mikumi National Park – 10 Days / 9 Nights.

Saadani National Park - Zanzibar Beach - 4 Days / 3 Nights.
9 Days Kenya Safari and Mombasa beach.
11 Days Mount Kenya and Safari.

10 Days - (Aberdares, Mt.Kenya, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara).

Wildlife Kenya Safari & Gorilla Uganda.
The Great Photographic Safaris Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara.
Amboseli, Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru.
5 Days - Murchison Falls adventure.
6 Days - Uganda best Tour, to Murchison falls, Kibale forest and Queen.
10 Days / 9 Nights (Gorilla treks and wildlife safari).
4 Days - Gorillas Tracking, to Bwindi or Mgahinga.
 

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